Generally, the new curriculum (CBC) taking over after the 8-4-4 system has been faced with many challenges. Some of these challenges are lack of enough learning materials, lack of trained teachers, lack of enough classrooms among many others.
Well, good news to junior secondary school learners is that, the workload for junior secondary school (JSS) students will be lessened as a result of recommendations to lower the number of core subject areas from 12 to 10. As indicated by Nation Africa on their tweeter account.
In the new revisions, health education will now be taught alongside integrated science, which consists of biology, physics, and chemistry, while life skills will be merged with social studies.
Therefore, subjects set to be taught in junior secondary school are; English, Kiswahili, Mathematics, Intergrades science, health education, pre-technical and pre-career education, social studies, religious education, business studies, Agriculture, life skills and sports and physical education.
President William Ruto will make announcement when he gets the report of the Presidential Working Party on Education Reforms (PWPER). The team's term ended yesterday, and its report should be presented soon.
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